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Walsh, Henry Deane (1853 - 1921)

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Born: 16 September 1853  Dublin, Ireland.  Died: 29 August 1921  Roseville, New South Wales, Australia.
Henry Deane Walsh was engineer-in-chief for the Sydney Harbour Trust on its establishment in 1901 until his retirement in 1919, being commissioner of the trust from 1913. Previously he had been district engineer for public works programmes from Lake Macquarie to the Queensland border. He is commemorated by Walsh Island in Newcastle Harbour and Walsh Bay on Sydney's waterfront.

Career Highlights

1874Educated at Trinity College, Dublin (BA, BAI [Engineering]
1875 - 1876Engineering works in England
1876 - 1877Engineer with the Great Southern and Western Railway Co., Ireland
1878 - 1901Engineer with the Department of Public Works, New South Wales
1879 - 1891Resident Engineer in Newcastle, New South Wales
1891 - 1896Supervising Engineer (to 1895), then District Engineer in Newcastle
1896 - 1901President of the Hunter District Water Supply and Sewerage Board
1901 - 1913Engineer-in-Chief with the Sydney Harbour Trust
1909President of the Royal Society of New South Wales
1913 - 1919Commissioner of the Sydney Harbour Trust


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Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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